Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
South Bend Grade 215 Pocket Watch

South Bend Watch Co.

Grade: 215

Manufacturer: South Bend
Manufacturer Location: South Bend, Indiana
Movement Serial Number: 718832
Grade: 215
Model: 2
Estimated Production Year: 1912
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 10 of 20
Grade/Model Total Production: 20,000
Size: 16s
Jewels: 17j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Regulator: Micrometric
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: No
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
Case: Various
Registry Population: 8 (0.80%)
Database Version: v49.752

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 215

Target Profile: 16S-M2-17J-ONP-ATI

South Bend Grade 215 (All Variations): 20,000 ETP
16S: 20,000 100.00%
16s, Grade 215
16S-M2: 20,000 100.00%
16s, Grade 215, Model 2
16S-M2-17J: 20,000 100.00%
16s, Grade 215, Model 2, 17 Jewels
16S-M2-17J-ONP: 20,000 100.00%
16s, Grade 215, Model 2, 17 Jewels, Openface/Pendant/Nickel
16S-M2-17J-ONP-ATI: 20,000 100.00%

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 718005 #5 Marketplace October 18, 2016
2 718014 #14 Marketplace March 07, 2019
3 718249 #249 Collection July 28, 2014
4 718664 #664 Marketplace August 19, 2014
5 718778 #778 Collection March 16, 2018
6 718784 #784 Marketplace January 23, 2017
7 718832 #832 Collection January 24, 2023
8 718920 #920 Marketplace May 18, 2020
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 379.50 (Expected: 288.82, Δ90.68/9.07%)

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Verification Reports for this Run

The following reports have been graciously submitted by dedicated members in reference to this production run. These reports are useful to verify data and track inaccuracies that require further research. Please note that reports may contain inaccurate information or assumptions that must be dilligently considered with other available sources.


Anonymous · July 12, 2022

Serial Number 718758 was reported as accurate.

jefferyhayes247 1 · January 16, 2020

Serial Number 718821 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 27, 2019

Serial Number 718912 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 22, 2014

Serial Number 718664 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 22, 2014

Serial Number 718664 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 22, 2014

Serial Number 718664 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 10, 2013

Serial Number 718014 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 20, 2013

Serial Number 718718 was reported as accurate.

South Bend Grade 215 Pocket Watch